Research Tools

The NCRPC helps connect communities, businesses and non-profit organizations to the resources they need to be successful. The following are helpful research tools.

Innovate Kansas

Innovate Kansas was created by the Advanced Manufacturing Institute (AMI) at Kansas State University and its state and regional partners in partnership with the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) to connect businesses and communities with opportunities that will help prosper their efforts. The NCRPC is one of the partnering organizations.

Kansas Regional Data Portal

The Kansas Regional Data Portal was developed by the Kansas Business & Industry Data Center at the University of Kansas in collaboration with the Kansas Association of Regional Development Organizations (KARDO) for easier access to key indicators for regions in Kansas.

StatsAmerica

StatsAmerica is a service of the Indiana Business Research Center (IBRC) at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. It contains a number of data sites and tools for economic development.

Innovation 2.0: StatsAmerica

Innovation 2.0 provides insight into the innovation capacity and innovative output of a region. It is also a service of the Indiana Business Research Center (IBRC) at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.